Smt. Pushpatai Hiray Arts, Science and Commerce Mahila Mahavidyalaya,Malegaon was established
in June 1990. Bearing the Motto "Bahujan Hitay Bahujan Sukhay"
'education for masses and their well- being' ' and impart educational facility to
the women students to attain empowerment of women. The college is affiliated to
the University of Pune. The college got UGC recognition under section 2(f) in
June 1990 and under section 12(b) in July 2002.
The College is situated in a campus of 3 acres in the
well-developed area of city of Malegaon, the Manchester
of Maharashtra. The college offers three under graduate
programs and 03 post graduate programs. There are 3 streams
- Arts, Science and Commerce with Mental, Moral and Social
Sciences as a part of Arts stream. The college provides
education in 6 subjects under science stream, 09 subjects
under Arts and 04 under commerce stream. Geography is
offered under both Arts and Science streams. 45 faculties
are working at present. 20 of them are Ph.D., 08 are M. Phil
and 08 are NET/SET passed. Two of the faculties are awarded
with D. Litt. for their notable work in the field of
Education. Three Faculties have secured Gold Medal at
their M. Sc. Level. The qualified 40 teachers are permanent
while 05 teachers are working on temporary basis.
There are 30 lady teachers working at present out of 45.
The students aspiring to acquire a B.A degree from the
college have options of English, Marathi, Hindi, Music,
Economics, History, Geography, Political science and
Psychology as special subjects from the second year, while
Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics,
Zoology and Geography are the choices available for the
students of science stream. Accounting & Auditing, Costing,
Business Administration, banking & finance, marketing
management are the area of specialization provided to the
student of commerce stream.
The College has provided an opportunity to cater the aspiring
needs of the students by introducing PG courses in
History and Marathi from academic year 2007-08 and
in Music from academic year 2010-11 respectively.
Further, the college is providing an opportunity to
the students in the form of certificate course in "A
Translation Proficiency in English" for all the BA
students. Being an affiliated College, it has adopted
the curriculum and syllabi drawn by the Savitribai
Phule Pune University, Pune. Few of the faculty of the
College have been playing an important role in the form
of BOS, faculty and academic council. One of our
Faculties, Dr. Santosh Parchure, from our college have
been appointed as The Director, Student Development
Board at Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. The
College regularly publishes its Annual Magazine,
Prospectus and wall magazines. The organization of
Annual Social Gathering, Seminars, Workshops, and
Lecture Series helps in increasing the Quest of
Excellence among the students. Remedial Coaching
Classes are organized for slow learners especially
for SC/ST/OBC and Minority students by the Department
of Mathematics & Statistics, Commerce, English,
Economics. The department of English screens movies
based on plays and text at a best practice. The college
has NSS unit including 200 students. Each year NSS
volunteers participate in the extension activities to
contribute to community development. The College has
appointed a lady Director of Physical Education for
coaching the sportswomen of the college. It has a
large play ground to inculcate sports among the
students for outdoor and athletic games. The sportswomen
participate in intercollegiate, inter zonal and inter
university level indoor and outdoor games like cricket,
holly ball, korf ball, kabaddi, chess, badminton,
kho-kho, table tennis baseball etc.
The faculty of the College creates strong and healthy atmosphere for the academic and personal growth of the students, records good results at College and University ranks. The College has been conducting various programs like debating; poetry recitation, Quiz contest, General Knowledge competition, and a state level one act play competition inculcate and provide an opportunity to student for developing their talent and potentials in the diverse areas. Last Year, College has organized a State Level Singing Competition to mark 90th Birth-Day of Smt. Pushpatai Hiray. A Three-tier structure of the college comprising Board of Trustees at the apex, Executive Committee, the governing body of the college and College Development Committee looks after the smooth conduct and day to day activities of the college. The College has constituted various academic committees and each faculty functions in one or more committees to ensure their participation in the academic planning and decision making.
The College has a strong mechanism to measure the academic growth of the College. The Principal, Vice Principals and the OS (Office Superintendent) check the efficiency of the teaching and administrative staff respectively. The institution has provided a group insurance scheme for the students and staff. M. G. Vidyamandir’s Staff Credit Society is helpful to the members of the staff to support the financial aids. Good healthy relationship among the faculty encourages higher education. The various extracurricular activities like adult education and extra mural activities support the students by inculcating the value system among them. A teacher evaluation mechanism through self- appraisal is in practice continuously and the teacher feedback is obtained from the students and Alumni.
The college is accredited by NAAC Bangaluru in 2004 and have received B Grade with CGPA of 2.74.
"To impart quality education for the all-round development of the women through excellence in knowledge, value education and to make women students globally competent and empowered"
"To impart educational facilities to the women and to conduct welfare schemes for tribal, economically and especially backward women students. To impart quality education to make women students globally competent, empowered and inculcate value system among them"
||Name of the officer
||Dr. Sau. U. S. Deore
||Dr. D. G. Jadhav
||Dr. D. A. Pawar
||Mr. B. U. Ahire